Minnetonka Discount Program for Tree Protection
A significant portion of the mature tree canopy in Minnetonka consists of mature ash, oak, and elm trees, and their health is currently at risk. To help preserve our community forest, one of the assets that makes Minnetonka a unique place to live, the City of Minnetonka has partnered with Rainbow Treecare to treat public ash, oak, and elm trees in city parks and along boulevards. Through this partnership, residents are eligible for discounted treatments to protect ash, oak, and elm trees on private property!
What treatments are offered at a discount in Minnetonka?
The following insects and diseases are part of the discount program in Minnetonka. All of the listed tree health risks can be fatal to your tree once an infestation occurs, and residents are encouraged to have their oak, elm, and ash trees inspected at no cost by Rainbow.
Urgent - protect your ash tree against emerald ash borer
Emerald ash borer (EAB) is currently the largest threat to our community forest due to its rapid spread and the large number of ash trees in Minnetonka. EAB kills all unprotected ash trees, and TIME IS RUNNING OUT to treat your ash trees before removal is your only option!
Protecting an ash tree for 20 years is often less than the cost of removal
Rainbow Treecare will inspect your ash, oak, and elm tree(s) at no cost to you to determine their current health and make recommendations for treatment or removal. Take advantage of this citywide bulk discount to protect your neighborhood’s urban forest!
Keep your eye out for additional threats that may impact the health of all your trees:
- Drought stress
- Construction damage
- Other insects & diseases
Taking care of your mature ash trees preserves their value for your property and your neighborhood. Read more about Minnetonka’s Ash Borer Management Program.
Citywide resident treatment discount available! Act now!
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